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Takfir, declaration of unbelief
|Author|| Universal House of Justice (actual author might be, or include, the Research Department or another agency of the House)|
Title of item
| Takfir, declaration of unbelief|
Subtitle of item
| includes excerpts from Risáliy-i-Siyasiyyih|
|Date of this edition|| 2001-04-18|
|Posted|| 2001-06 by Jonah Winters|
|Formatted|| 2001-06 by Alex Christian|
|Classified in|| Letters from the Universal House of Justice and Provisional translations|
|Abstract|| Questions from an individual about the Muslim practice of takfir, declaring someone an unbeliever, whether this is practiced in the Bahá'í Faith, and questions related to "church and state", followed by the House's response. |
|Notes|| Includes extracts from Risaliy-i-Siyasiyyih.|
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|Tags|| Church and State; Context; Contradictions; Criticism and apologetics; Membership; Politics; Provisional translations; Risaliy-i-Siyasiyyih (Treatise on Leadership); World order (general)|
|Cross-references||See also Treatise on Leadership (Juan Cole, 1998), and Treatise on Leadership:
Extracts (BWC, 2001).|
|Page views|| 15853 hits since 2001-06|
|Edit quality||medium: minimally proofread or edited|
|Format quality||high: well formatted|
|2020-10-18 08:17 EDT. See previous versions [archive.org].|
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